Illinois: Pritzker Administration Announces Revenue Figures For First Month Of Adult Use Cannabis

ILLINOIS: The Illinois Department of Revenue announced that adult-use cannabis sales generated $7,332,058 in cannabis tax revenue during the month of January, with an additional $3,147,928.29 generated in retail sales tax revenue. Governor Pritzker’s recently released budget conservatively estimated the state would collect $28 million in cannabis tax revenue during the remainder of the fiscal Read the full article…

Governor Cuomo Announces He Will Visit States That Have Legalized Cannabis Programs to Help Inform His Efforts to Pass Legislation as Part of Budget

Builds on Regional Cannabis Regulation and Vaping Initiatives Previously Announced With Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Massachusetts Governor Cuomo: “I’m going to visit Massachusetts, Illinois and California or Colorado, which are three states that have legalized it and have different versions, and bring my team to meet with them, discuss what they’ve done, Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

OREGON: At its monthly meeting on February 20, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved three marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements: Slabtown in Portland will pay a fine of $5,280 AND serve a 32-day recreational marijuana retailer license suspension for two violations. Licensee is: Slabtown Proprietors, LLC; Portadelphia, LLC, Member; Albert Corrado, Member/Manager; Rose City Brands, LLC, Member; Troy Patterson, Member; CannaRefinery, LLC, Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Third Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Newark

  OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Herbology, located at 1150 N. 21st St., Newark. The Board has now issued 50 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Publishes Updated Patient & Caregiver Numbers For January 2020

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today published updated patient & caregiver numbers for January 2020. These numbers include: 94,771 Recommendations 84,023 Registered patients 6,163 Patients with Veteran Status 5,382 Patients with Indigent Status 473 Patients with a Terminal Diagnosis 60,260 Unique patients who purchased medical marijuana (as reported to OARRS by licensed dispensaries) Read the full article…

Kirkpatrick Named Director Of Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority

OKLAHOMA: Oklahoma native Travis Kirkpatrick is the new director of the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority. Kirkpatrick has served as interim director for the last 90 days. Health Commissioner Gary Cox said he made the decision based on Kirkpatrick’s leadership at the authority over the last few months. “We are excited about the leadership of Travis Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Program 2019 By The Numbers

OHIO: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP) has released official numbers for the state’s first full year of legal medical cannabis. According to the numbers, nearly 74,000 adults have registered as medical marijuana patients in the first 12 months, with 55,617 of them having made legal cannabis purchases.  They bought nearly 7,300 pounds of legal Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Cuyahoga Falls

  OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Herbology, located at 1220 Buchholzer Blvd., Cuyahoga Falls. The Board has now issued 49 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

OLCC Approves Marijuana License Stipulated Settlement

Starts Additional Rule-making Affecting Bottle Bill & Milk Beverages OREGON: At a special meeting on January 30, 2020, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved one marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreement. Cura CS, a licensed recreational marijuana wholesaler, will pay a fine of $110,000 for two violations. Licensees are: Cura CS, LLC; Cura Partners, Inc., Member; Cameron Forni, President/Director/Stockholder; Read the full article…

WSLCB Continues Emergency Vape Regulations For Washington Licensees

  January 23, 2020 Dear Cannabis Licensee, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national outbreak of vaping-associated lung injury has waned. We would like to update you on the emergency rules passed by the State Board of Health, and other issues of importance to cannabis licensees. Below you will find information about Read the full article…